William Betschart Obituary

William Antone Betschart
William Antone Betschart

November 2, 1914 - November 28, 2017
Born in San Francisco, California
Resided in Fremont, California
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William Antone Betschart passed away peacefully at his home on November 28, 2017. He was 103 years old. William Antone Betschart was born to Antone Betschart and Paulina Betschart (Interbitzen) on November 2, 1914 in San Francisco, California. He grew up on a diary farm in Manteca, California. William then met and married his beloved wife, Marie Louise Holdener and they married for 73 years. They moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in which he was a long time resident of Newark and then Fremont.

William is survived by his sister, Pauline Fassler of Manteca, Ca., his son, Steven William Betschart of Sonora, Ca. and his Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Antone Betschart, mother Pauline Betschart, brother Walter Betschart and wife Marie Betschart.

William worked for Leslie Salt Co.-Cargill Salt for 39 years. He was a hunting and fishing enthusiast. He loved nature and the outdoors. William was also a long time fan of the Oakland Athletics baseball team and enjoyed watching old western movies.

He was a devoted husband and father and will be greatly missed but will still be in our hearts forever.

At Williams request no services will be held. Remembrances in William Betschart’s name can be made to Vistas Innovative Hospice Care at 670 North McCarthy Blvd., Suite 220, Milpitas, CA. 95035




Irvington Memorial Cemetery
41001 Chapel Way
Fremont, CA US 94538
Friday, December 1, 2017
3:00 PM

Berge Pappas Smith Chapel of the Angels


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